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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Garden Bench

Happy Thursday all!
I hope your week is going well!
I've been mad busy these last few days both at work & at home!
 So, it's now time for my latest Just Inklined card!


The image I have used for this one is the beautiful & serene
Garden Bench one of the images exclusive to 
This card is for a dear friend who just loves her garden!
As I was making it, I couldn't get a song out of my head!
English Country Garden
My mum & I used to sing it when I was young!


I coloured the image with....wait for it..... water colour pencils! 
I've had these for ages but not played with them much!
I have to say, I like the effect acheived with just a few different colours.
The papers I have used are from my stash, not sure where they
are from but Ii I was to guess, I'd say they were Papermania


The corners are cut with a sizzix die.
Not really my thing but I've also added a few little roses from my stash!
You can just about see I have decorated the inside too!
Thanks for popping in, I hope you like it!
I do love it when you come to call!
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Inky Impresssions - Birthday
Paper Shelter Challenge - Anything Goes
Scrappers Delights - Inspired By A Song (English Country Garden)
Papertake Weekly - Die-ing for a punch
A Little Bit Crafty - Die-ing for it
A&T Emerald Faeries - Happy Birthday
Country View Crafts - Summer Sizzler
Crafters Companion - Die Cuts
Craft Your Passion - Happy Birthday

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Christmas In July

Good moring all!
 Today, I'm sharing my DT card for the new challenge at 
Crafting For All Seasons, where the theme this time is


My little A6 card was made using one of our sponsors images,
Whoopsie Daisy Sheet 284 the sentiment ticket is by Just Inklined.
The base card is Kraft & I've rounded the bottom corners
with a Woodware corner punch.


I coloured the image with my usual mix of Flexmarkers & Promarkers
I used traditional christmas colours & a spot of glitter!
The image was fussy cut then mounted on to a mat of kraft & DP.
Which I wrapped with some twine.
The DP is from Papermania & has been in my stash since last year.
The snowflakes on it are embossed, I think you can just about make that out!


Another little look at my card, from the side. You can just about
see that the inside is decorated too!
As most of my Christmas cards have to be posted in the UK mail,
I have made this card fairly flat to allow the use of  a regular postage stamp.
Thanks for popping in today! I greatly value your visits & comments!
I'd like to enter a few challenges with this card:
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday - Christmas In July  (Must be semi flat for mailing)
LEJ Designs - Cute Cute Cute
Oldie But A Goodie - Best Dressed
Papertake Weekly - Die-ing For A Punch
{Pin}spirational - Photo Inspiration
Sweet Stamps - Christmas Greenery
Robyn's Fetish - Christmas In July
2 Sisters - Stars
Sweet Stampin - Christmas In July
Clearly iStamp - CiSC#3 Christmas In July
Creative Corner - Let It Sparkle
Cut it Up - Christmas In July
Fairy Tale - Christmas In July
Art Impressions Stamps - Twine Time
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Christmas In July
Shelly's Images - Christmas In July

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Summer's Here

Good Morning all! Sunday already!
Today's little card is for The Crafting Cafe where the 
challenge theme is Summer's Here!
How true that is here in the UK, I'm just loving it!


Our sponsor this time is our lovely Lindsay

Regular Sponsor

Who provided the DT with some cracking images to create with!


The image I have used is Beachy Fun


I did some paper tearing & added touches of giltter.
The sentiment is from the download too. 
This wasn't the original sentiment.I had it printed & cut
 but I lost it in a bundle of me stash & though I searched high & low I couldn't find it!
 That is until the card was done of coursewhen it just fell at my feet! LOL!
 Is it just me that happens to?
The sky is tumbled glass distress ink & I drew in some birds with 
a Letraset fine marker.


I decorated the inside of the card too but omitted the glitter as
I find that clogs up your biro when you write your message!
Thanks for popping in!
You have until the end of the month to enter the challenge so 
if you haven't done so you'd best get cracking!
I'd like to enter this little card in the folowing challenges
Chocolate Coffee Cards - Life's A Beach
Stampin With The Dragon - On The Beach
Wags N Whiskers - Summer Fun
Southern Girls - No Spoolin
Creative Moments - Holidays/Vacation
Creative Card Crew - The Great Outdoors